How to build a SATO Toilet in 5 Days

    July 3rd, 2020

    Day 1: Dig a pit and build a wall along the mouth of the pit. Day 2: Cast a slab over the pit and install SATO pans. Day 3: Build the skeletal frame of the toilet and put the roof over the toilet. Day 4: Installed panels; board on... readmore

    Message from the Executive Director’s Desk

    April 24th, 2020

    Chablop Passang Tshering When Bhutan Toilet Org was first established in October 2014, it was just a Facebook page. We wanted to use the platform to raise awareness on the condition of public toilets and bring together stakeholders and citizen volunteers for resolving the cross-sectoral issue. However, later it... readmore

    Message from the Chairperson

    April 24th, 2020

    Dr. Lam Dorji Chairpersonship of Bhutan Toilet Organization (BTO) board was a purposeful task I took upon myself, in pursuit of a vison I personally believe in and a cause that seeks to enhance the quality of life of our citizens. Having worked with civil society organizations (CSO) all... readmore

    Audited Financial Report

    April 24th, 2020

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    Thank You

    April 24th, 2020

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    SATO Toilet in Laya : Way forward for Rural Toilets

    April 24th, 2020

    Ahead of the 2019 Royal Highland Festival, BTO Ambassador in Laya, Mr Thinley Rabgay, teacher in Laya Central School, took the initiative to upgrade 70 pit latrines in the village to SATO toilets that’s smell-free, water-efficient and easy to install. What makes SATO a perfect solution for Laya is... readmore

    Strategic Planning

    April 24th, 2020

    Funded by: Saraya Global Timeline: June to Dec 2019 The development of the Strategic Plan 2020- 2023 began in June 2019 and as of December 2019, the Consultant submitted the draft of the plan to the board during the 6th Board Meeting held in December 2019. The comments were... readmore

    Monastic Toilet Up-gradation

    April 24th, 2020

    Following the effectiveness of School Toilet Upgradation project, the officials from Zhung Dratshang sought our support through UNICEF to carry out similar project. They had the data on the monastic institutions toilets ready. Therefore, we signed an MoU with Zhung Dratshang to collaborate on upgrading monastic toilets. The first... readmore

    Zhemgang School WASH Assessment

    April 24th, 2020

    Project Funded by: Save the Children SATO pan supported by: LIXIL Awareness program funded by: SARAYA Timeline: 2 months Project Area: Zhemgang While implementing the Small Mitigation Action Project in Zhemgang Dzongkhag, Save the Children-US and Bhutan had realized the importance of addressing WASH- related disasters as a top... readmore

    Strengthening Bhutan Toilet Network

    April 24th, 2020

    Project Funded by: EU Helvetas Funding Amount: Nu. 2,285,000.00 Timeline: 18 months Bhutan Toilet Organization despite being a young and understaffed organization, has been able to execute hundreds of activities across 20 dzongkhags and made significant impact on sanitation condition within a short span of time because of our... readmore

    Smart Toilet Innovation Challenge

    April 24th, 2020

    We collaborated with College of Science and Technology (CST) and Junior Chamber International (JCI) to organize the first ever Smart Toilet Innovation Challenge in the engineering college. The competition was aimed to serve as a platform for engineering students to practically express their technical knowledge. It was also targeted... readmore

    Toilet for Construction Workers

    April 23rd, 2020

    It is observed that the booming construction industry employs thousands of labourers who are subjected to substandard toilet facilities or suffer the lack of toilets at the site. While it is mandated by the international labour laws and also covered under our national standards to give adequate sanitation facility... readmore

    Toilet Construction & Management

    April 23rd, 2020

    Government agencies have constructed all the permanent public toilet facilities in the country, and we have only contributed toward rehabilitating old facilities and making them reusable, where possible. While we aspire to support government in designing and building new facilities, the current procurement rules do not allow CSOs to... readmore

    Portable Urinal for Sport Fields

    April 23rd, 2020

    Sport fields across the country lack adequate toilet facilities, and in general the facilities are overwhelmed and often shut down during major sporting events. Considering all the healthy lifestyle motto of games and sports, it’s embarrassing contradiction to let people practise open-defecation. Even Changlimithang National Stadium tells the same... readmore

    Handwash Barrel

    April 23rd, 2020

    Bhutan Toilet Organization has designeda hand wash station by reusing oil barrels which has the capabilities to address the pressing issues faced by schools due to lack of adequate infrastructure. The simple solution was created by our staff as part of UNICEF WASH Innovation Challenge 2017, where we received... readmore

    Yalama Apa

    December 26th, 2019

    Title: Yalama Apa Language: Dzongkha and English ISBN: 9789998085602 Story: Chablop PaSsu Illustration: Yellow Box Animation Design and Layout: iBEST STUDIOS Script and Translation: Nawang Phuntsho Dzongkha Script Review: Dzongkha Development Commission Printed at: United Printing Press, Thimphu Bhutan Toilet Org’s animation video is published in a form of... readmore